Definition of moonset in English:


Syllabification: moon·set
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌset


[in singular]
  • 1The setting of the moon below the horizon: I’m greeted with a spectacular moonset
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    • From atop her horse she could see two figures at a window, midway up the building, one distinctly older than the other, watching the moonset.
    • Indeed a partial lunar eclipse could be seen from New England, early in the morning on May 18, although only at moonset.
    • For locals, moonset is around 1 AM tonight and a little after 1: 30 AM tomorrow night.
  • 1.1The time of this: we left before moonset in the morning

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